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Danielle’s weekly market update

Danielle was a guest today on Talk Digital Network with Jim Goddard, talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets.  You can listen to an audio clip of the segment here.

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Oil plunge weighs against central planners

Oil futures are back at a 4-year low this morning, as the many cash-strapped OPEC members opted to keep gushing supply into swamped reserves.  Oil shocks are highly disruptive to global capital flows, and the rapid decline since June is … Continue reading

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Secular bears end in ‘surrender’ not euphoria

A host of reliable metrics scream that the secular bear that began in equity markets from the 2000 tech bubble is far from over.  I have summarized many of them here of late. But for those who feel confident that … Continue reading

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QE rally has bought a decade of poor returns even without a bear market

To hear the finance types talk, you’d think they had invented some new method to grow hydroponic vegetables with a fraction of the water and a zero-carbon foot print or something… But nope, they have just spent 6 1/2 years … Continue reading

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Transforming farming for a sustainable future

Healthy food, healthy planet… AeroFarms has developed a vertical farming system that can grow organic baby leafy greens in urban settings. They’re doing it using aeroponics — the process of growing plants in mist without any soil — and plan … Continue reading

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Central banks still ‘Spending it forward’

The film “Pay it forward”(2000) is about how thoughtful acts in the present can yield a cascade of compounding benefits for the future, when recipients ‘pay forward’ the kindness they receive by helping others.  It should be obvious by now, … Continue reading

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